Maria Salikova
Senior Associate — Employment Law
Maria provides legal support to clients in employment and immigration law, in particular structuring legal relations with top managers and foreign specialists, personnel restructuring and staff redundancy, imposition of disciplinary liability and dismissal of employees. She represents clients in comprehensive court disputes and has outstanding expertise in protection companies’ interests in terms of inspections carried out by Russian state authorities. Maria develops different HR-documents, such as employee incentive schemes, non-disclosure and personal data protection programmes, implements HR audits aimed at identification risks of violation of Russian employment law. Maria is a regular speaker at professional conferences and an author of a set of articles in popular professional magazines and journals outlying latest employment law practices and problematics. Before joining BGP Litigation team, Maria worked at leading Russian and international law firms, including Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners and Rödl & Partner.